Going the extra mile for FfC

One month. Two marathons…. Our fabulous trustee Eleanor Rowland is taking part in not one but two marathons this April in order to raise funds for Foundation for Change. Eleanor says: Foundation for Change provide the support, knowledge, tools and self esteem needed to adequately transition out of the treatment system and into society, helping … Continue reading Going the extra mile for FfC

Empowering Women

Subscribe to our bi-monthly newsletter to get these updates delivered to your inbox…  “Cognitive dissonance is a hell of a drug”. What an opening line from feminist author and activist Laurie Pennie, in her article commenting on the wave of women’s voices speaking out against sexual violence, abuse and rape culture this week. We couldn’t have put it better. As … Continue reading Empowering Women

Developing skills through the creative process of sewing

The process of learning to sew something from beginning to end acts as a mirror and helps to increase personal insight, motivation and confidence. Sewing is a tangible way for individuals to measure their progress and challenge any negative core beliefs previously held about their ability to learn and create Bex Exell graduated from Foundation … Continue reading Developing skills through the creative process of sewing

Ebb & Flood – an evening of dance, music and poetry

UPDATE: Tickets for Ebb and Flood completely sold out in advance of the performance, which raised over £3700! Thank you to all those who attended and helped to organise. Tickets are now available for Ebb and Flood – an exciting performance of dance, music and poetry inspired by and in support of our approach at Foundation … Continue reading Ebb & Flood – an evening of dance, music and poetry

Building a life full of purpose

Lucy graduated from the NEXT Project in 2015 and now manages Your Voice, the Confident Recovery campaigns programme at Phoenix Futures. She shares her reflections on finding purpose in recovery and running towards her future. What did doing the NEXT Project teach you about yourself? NEXT taught me that I have an existence outside of … Continue reading Building a life full of purpose

Hot off the press: three year review and business plan

Liz and Bob started Foundation for Change in 2014 with two laptops and an idea. Since then we’ve come a long way. We’ve published a review celebrating all we’ve achieved in the last three years. We chose George, a graduate of two of our programmes who has gone on to work in the drug & alcohol … Continue reading Hot off the press: three year review and business plan